Category: Sports

East Webster splits with Okolona

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The Wolverines of East Webster stayed with powerhouse Okolona for two quarters Friday night in a Region 4-2A showdown. But the visiting Chieftains put the defensive clamps down in the second half and pulled…

East Webster, Eupora split pair of thrillers

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The first basketball matchups of 2017 between rivals East Webster and Eupora did not disappoint. In a pair of contests which both went to the wire, East Webster’s girls held on for a 55-51…

Coffey’s 30 points lead Eupora past Winona

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Kaylend Coffey was red-hot from the field in Eupora’s win over rival East Webster last Tuesday night. When the Eagles took on Winona in another division matchup Friday, he definitely had not cooled off.…

Eupora boys rack up three basketball wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s basketball teams picked up five victories in six tries last week, including a trio of wins by the boys’ team. The Eagles started the week with a 65-62 district win at Bruce, then…

Lady Wolverines whip Class 4A Oxford

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s girls used a stout defensive performance and a big game from Adryana Bell to defeat Class 4A Oxford 54-43 Saturday in the Mid-Mississippi Challenge at Choctaw County High School in Ackerman. It…

Both East Webster squads win a pair

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Both East Webster basketball teams picked up a pair of victories on the hardwood last week. The Lady Wolverines hammered Bruce 50-21 in a Region 4-2A contest last Tuesday, then avenged an earlier loss…

Eupora swept by Calhoun City; splits with Okolona

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times   Most coaches agree there is rough sledding in the Region 4-2A basketball race. Without a doubt, wins are hard to come by. Eupora’s girls notched one of those hard-to-come by victories last Friday,…

Eupora falls at Choctaw County, preps for district play

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times   Eupora ventured to Ackerman last Thursday in its final tune-up for Region 4-2A basketball action, and both squads dropped contests to Class 3A Choctaw County. The Eagles fell 60-32 to a solid Chargers’ ballclub,…

East Webster drops pair to Calhoun City

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-TImes   East Webster opened Region 4-2A play last Tuesday against Calhoun City, dropping a pair of district contests to begin 2017 action. The Wolverines dropped a 72-58 decision to fall to 11-3, while the Lady…

Eupora boys top Coffeeville in Bruce Classic

By Rocky HIgginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s boys ventured to Bruce to take part in the R.B. Shootout last Tuesday, where an outstanding shooting performance from Kaylend Coffey led the Eagles to a 63-56 win over Coffeeville. The win lifted…